1. Pach, Deborah RN, MSN, AOCN

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Thanks and kudos to Dr. George Sledge for his thought-provoking comments regarding Steve Jobs (12/10/11 issue). I believe his comments expressed what many in the medical community have-if not openly discussed, then at least thought to themselves. Steve Jobs was a wonderful computer/technological genesis who gave much to the world, but that does not excuse the situation and decisions that occurred. I feel the comments that Dr. Sledge made were difficult ones, but they were important to publish, for those of us in the medical community to read and reflect on.

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Thank you Dr. Sledge for the courage to give voice to this thought-provoking situation, and to Oncology Times for publishing it. Keep up the good work!